Abaction means: Stealing cattle on a large scale.
Abduction means: The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.
Abduction means: The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
Abduction means: The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
Abduction means: A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.
Abjection means: The act of bringing down or humbling.
Abjection means: The state of being rejected or cast out.
Abjection means: A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.
Abstraction means: The act of abstracting, separating, or withdrawing, or the state of being withdrawn; withdrawal.
Abstraction means: The act process of leaving out of consideration one or more properties of a complex object so as to attend to others; analysis. Thus, when the mind considers the form of a tree by itself, or the color of the leaves as separate from their size or figure, the act is called abstraction. So, also, when it considers whiteness, softness, virtue, existence, as separate from any particular objects.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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